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Michael McClung

Address: Elgin, TX 78621

I recently relocated to the Austin area and am looking to obtain full time employment in my field of expertise. I have 20+ years experience in CNC, Mill Machinist manufacturing field.


Odessa Babbitt Bearing Company

CNC and Manual Machinist - December 1996 - Present

  • Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures.
  • Remove and replace dull cutting tools.
  • Mount, install, align, and secure tools, attachments, fixtures, and workpieces on machines, using hand tools and precision measuring instruments.
  • Listen to machines during operation in order to detect sounds such as those made by dull cutting tools or excessive vibration and adjust machines to compensate for problems.
  • Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.
  • Stop machines to remove finished workpieces, or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement, according to required machining sequences.
  • Lift workpieces to machines manually, or with hoists or cranes.
  • Modify cutting programs to account for problems encountered during operation and save modified programs.
  • Calculate machine speed and feed ratios, and the size and position of cuts.
  • Insert control instructions into machine control units to start operation.
  • Check to ensure that workpieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation.
  • Input initial part dimensions into machine control panels.
  • Set up and operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic workpieces.
  • Confer with supervisors or programmers to resolve machine malfunctions and production errors, and to obtain approval to continue production.
  • Review program specifications or blueprints to determine and set machine operations and sequencing, finished workpiece dimensions, or numerical control sequences.
  • Monitor machine operation and control panel displays, and compare readings to specifications in order to detect malfunctions.
  • Control coolant systems.
  • Maintain machines, and remove and replace broken or worn machine tools, using hand tools.
  • Clean machines, tooling, and parts, using solvents or solutions and rags.
  • Enter commands or load control media such as tapes, cards, or disks into machine controllers in order to retrieve programmed instructions.
  • Transfer commands from servers to computer numerical control (CNC) control modules, using computer network links.
  • Implement changes to machine programs, and enter new specifications, using computers.
  • Write simple programs for computer-controlled machine tools.

Odessa High School

  • GED